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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Celebrates Undefeated Hillside High School Football Champions, The Hillside Comets

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Celebrates Undefeated Hillside High School Football Champions, The Hillside Comets

On January 31, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey administrators, staff and Hillside High School alumni hosted a pep rally to celebrate the football team's second consecutive championship win. Pictured above are Darrell K. Terry, Sr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey (center); alongside Hillside Comets' Athletic Director Halim McNiel (to his right) and Coach Barris Grant (to his left); the 2018 Hillside Comets team that played an undefeated season and went on to win the Central Jersey, Group II, Sectional State Championship; the Hillside Comets Cheerleaders; senior hospital administrators and Hillside High School leadership.

About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed regional care teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care. Newark Beth Israel is a Top Teaching Hospital and home to one of the nation’s top ten heart transplant centers, RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program which has performed more than 1,000 heart transplants; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs complex cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs). The Newark Beth Israel robotic surgery program is the most experienced in northern New Jersey. The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and the new Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center provide seamless integration of cancer prevention, specialized care and treatment options. Newark Beth Israel also offers many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community.

Contact:

Linda Kamateh
Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications
linda.kamateh@rwjbh.org
(973)-926-3803